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A Tribute to Jacqueline Uwantege

The Aegis Trust is deeply saddened that Jacqueline Uwantege, our Psychological Support Officer in Rwanda, has passed away after a long battle with cancer.
Jacqueline provided immense support to the Kigali Genocide Memorial when it first opened in 2004 and officially began working at the memorial in 2008. Affectionately known as Mama Jacky, she provided counselling […]

July 3rd, 2017|Memorial, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Peace Education Colloquium Report

A three-day Colloquium in Kigali in February brought together academics and practitioners in and around the field of peace education to share concepts, methods and means of measuring impact, contributing to a stronger evidence base for the effectiveness of peace education. The Colloquium report has now been published.
You can download it here: 
Building Resilience to Genocide through Peace […]

June 14th, 2017|Peace education, Research, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Rwanda genocide commemoration: British High Commission and Aegis Trust

On 12 April at the Kigali Genocide Memorial, the British High Commission and Aegis Trust commemorated the Genocide against the Tutsi. The UK Government was represented by the British High Commissioner to Rwanda, William Gelling, the Head of DFID Rwanda, Sally Waples, and staff from the British High Commission and British Council. The Aegis Trust […]

April 18th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Runner to pass 500-mile mark in Bristol tomorrow on Aegis’ nationwide Kenya Peace Torch Relay

Departing 7.00am from Pure Gym on Leander Way in Bristol tomorrow, ultra-runner Adam Holland will pass the 500-mile mark on the ten-day, 1,000km Kenya Peace Torch Relay having completed 800km (497 miles) by tonight.
Members of the public are joining Adam for 10km segments of the relay, signing up via www.run4peace.co.uk/join.
Adam is the only athlete running […]

October 28th, 2016|Outreach, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Aegis Trust gains White Rose fashion outlet in Newark

For the past five years, Nottingham’s two White Rose recycled fashion boutiques have been doing their bit to support the life-saving work of the Aegis Trust, bringing hand-picked recycled garments to fashionistas across the city. Now a new White Rose boutique is opening 20 miles north in Newark-on-Trent – already home to the Aegis Trust’s […]

April 22nd, 2016|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Marathon Man UK is Peace & Sport Champion of the Year

World record-breaking ultra runner Rob Young (‘Marathon Man UK’) last night became Monaco’s prestigious Peace & Sport Champion of the Year following an international online public vote.

He was nominated for the award after leading a 25-day, 2,200-mile torch relay around the UK with fellow record-breaker Adam Holland as part of the ‘Champions Walk for Peace’ […]

November 27th, 2015|Outreach, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Aegis founder’s ‘outstanding work’ honoured with a CBE

March 27th, 2014|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy hosts talk by Aegis Special Representative on Crimes Against Humanity

At the Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, 7.00pm Wednesday 10 July, Mukesh Kapila – the whistleblower who as UN Sudan chief in 2004 first brought Darfur to global attention – will give a public talk on his memoirs, ‘Against A Tide of Evil’; a no-holds-barred insider account of a crisis that still keeps rolling.

Now Special Representative […]

July 8th, 2013|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy hosts talk by Aegis Special Representative on Crimes Against Humanity

At the Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, 7.00pm Wednesday 10 July, Mukesh Kapila – the whistleblower who as UN Sudan chief in 2004 first brought Darfur to global attention – will give a public talk on his memoirs, ‘Against A Tide of Evil’; a no-holds-barred insider account of a crisis that still keeps rolling.

Now Special Representative […]

July 8th, 2013|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Aegis 2012 Appeal – Creating Young Peacebuilders in Rwanda

Inspire more young people to stand up against the root causes of genocide by supporting the Aegis Trust 2012 Appeal, enabling young people in Rwanda to understand the dangers of prejudice and exclusion.
It costs just $20 for each young person to attend an Aegis Trust peacebuilding workshop, held at the Kigali Genocide Memorial.

Since 2009, we […]

January 3rd, 2012|Uncategorised|0 Comments